Dara

If you are home bored and looking for an all-consuming hobby, I just might have the plan for you.-Genealogy. Now with the use of DNA testing and interest in family searches, the Ancestry.com and 23and me.com sites can get you hooked into research. I developed a really deep all-consuming love for my family research over …

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I live in a small cluster of condos which are on a hill overlooking a golf course. I do not play golf, but we chose this site to give us the advantages of less home maintenance, a godsend if you travel for extended periods. Also, having the house back onto a golf course and not …

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Well, today I ventured out to one of the local garden shops. I have been going there for years. However, I always went a lot sooner: a week or so before Mother’s day, so today was late., very late. Weeks past Mother’s day. Even past Memorial Day and sadly the stock was very depleted. As …

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I have a plethora of pots and pans I have tried over the years. When I outgrow, usually find them too big, I pass them on to my kids. Even so, I still have a bunch. One of my favorites has always been Cephalon pans. I have a mix of ceramic, cast iron, ceramic coated …

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Today I am moving furniture in the back sunroom. We had a screen porch on the back deck converted into a three-season room: solarium, whatever, about three years ago. My son and John did most of the internal work, but we required a contractor to jack up the room to level, and concrete in the …